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Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Media Release - Beanie Festival

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
27 June 2017 08:57am

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Community Bus Consultation

(Wudinna District Council)
26 June 2017 3:41pm

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Draft Annual Business Plan

(Wudinna District Council)
26 June 2017 3:40pm

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Access the LIVESTREAM of today's Council Meeting from 5.30pm

(City of Victor Harbor)
26 June 2017 2:20pm

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Strategic Plan 2017 - 2020 PUBLIC CONSULTATION

(Adelaide Plains Council)
26 June 2017 12:24pm
Adelaide Plains Council has developed a draft Strategic Plan for public consultation consistent with the Local Government Act 1999.

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Register your business on the SA Business Directory and win!

(Wakefield Regional Council)
26 June 2017 10:55pm
Brand South Australia have created an online SA Business Directory. Register your business now and you could win a Serafino Wines accommodation and dining experience for two.

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Whyalla Visitor Guide gets a Facelift

(Whyalla Council)
26 June 2017 10:21pm
The City of Whyalla is excited to announce a brand new look visitor guide for the City with the new Unearth Whyalla brand being used extensively in the new design.

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Australian Government Mobile Service Centre is coming to Booleroo Centre

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
23 June 2017 4:46pm

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Media Release - New Visitor Guide

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
23 June 2017 3:42pm

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Mount Barker Linear Trail - Part Closure

(Mount Barker District Council)
23 June 2017 2:41pm

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Mount Gambier Airport Automatic Security Gates Project

(District Council of Grant)
23 June 2017 2:29pm

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Community Morning Tea

(The Berri Barmera Council)
23 June 2017 2:25pm
Mayor Peter Hunt on behalf of the Berri Barmera Council invites the Community of Barmera to a Community Morning tea, this coming Thursday 29th June 2017, to celebrate Barmera's success in the 2017 Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Town Awards.

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Night time Disruption of Port Road

(City of Charles Sturt)
23 June 2017 2:22pm
Night time works will occur on Friday 30 June, Saturday 1 July and potentially Sunday 2 July at the crossing of Port Road at the intersection with Old Port Road.

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Update on the Gilberton Swing Bridge redevelopment

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
23 June 2017 2:09pm

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Community update: Linear Park, pathway, Gilberton

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
23 June 2017 2:08pm

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Steps to Better Health - Competition Closing Soon!

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 June 2017 1:00pm
Don't miss the opportunity to go in the draw to win two nights accommodation at the Regal Park Comfort Inn in North Adelaide - Closing Friday 30 June!

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Media Release - Sports Precinct Cricket Pitch

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
23 June 2017 11:23am

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Media Release - Lions Glasses Recycling Program

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
23 June 2017 11:19am

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Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
23 June 2017 09:45am
Free Children’s Art Workshops. Calling young artists to help tell the story of the Naracoorte Caves.

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Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
23 June 2017 09:44am
Free Children’s Art Workshops. Calling young artists to help tell the story of the Naracoorte Caves.

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More hidden taxes hitting rate payers

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
23 June 2017 00:00am
The Local Government Association welcomes the new opportunities for business and investments in local communities announced in the 2017/18 State Budget, but there is also disappointment that some State programs come at a cost to local ratepayers.

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Bowden Parking Plan

(City of Charles Sturt)
22 June 2017 3:13pm
The Bowden Parking Plan has been finalised and is ready to view

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New Dog and Cat Laws

(Mount Barker District Council)
22 June 2017 2:28pm

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Events for the month

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 June 2017 12:08pm
Stay up to date with events being held in the district

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National Radioactive Waste Management Project - Declaration of Ballot Results - Australian Electoral Commission

(District Council of Kimba)
22 June 2017 11:16am

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My Local Services App - Northern Areas Council

(Northern Areas Council)
22 June 2017 11:13am

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Request for Public Comment on the Draft Bushfire Management Area Plan

(District Council of Kimba)
22 June 2017 09:01am

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SA Government's 'Fund My Idea' open for applications

(City of Victor Harbor)
21 June 2017 5:24pm
Up to $50,000 in grant funding is up for grabs. Applications close at 5pm on 10 July 2017.

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National Award for Victor Harbor Schoolies Festival™ Team

(City of Victor Harbor)
21 June 2017 4:53pm

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Food Recall - Hershey's Products from ALDI

(Wakefield Regional Council)
21 June 2017 4:18pm
Hershey’s Kitchens Premier White Chips, Creamy Milk Chocolate with Almonds and Cookies & Cream only sold at ALDI have been recalled because of the potential presence of unknown allergens (wheat, gluten and almonds).

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Lease of Community Land - Portion of McLaughlin Park

(Wattle Range Council)
21 June 2017 3:38pm

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Increase in Fines under Dog and Cat Management Act

(The Berri Barmera Council)
21 June 2017 2:27pm
There will be an increase to fines and expiations for dog and cat owners from 1 July under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.

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Road Closing - Old Kapunda Road, Shea-Oak Log

(Light Regional Council)
21 June 2017 2:21pm
Notice is hereby given that the Light Regional Council proposes to close a portion of the Old Kapunda Road situated adjacent with Sturt Highway.

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Cr Greagen OAM retires from Council

(Port Augusta City Council)
21 June 2017 12:10pm
Tonight Cr Phil Greagen will attend his final council meeting, retiring from Port Augusta City Council after more than two decades of service to the Port Augusta community.

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Cr Greagen OAM retires

(Port Augusta City Council)
21 June 2017 12:09pm
Tonight Cr Phil Greagen will attend his final council meeting

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New Dog and Cat Laws - A Handy Overview

(District Council of Elliston)
21 June 2017 11:46am
The Dog and Cat Management Board has created a simplified version of the up and coming changes to dog and cat laws.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Port Lincoln Council adopts 2017/2018 Business Plan and Budget

(City of Port Lincoln)
21 June 2017 10:01pm

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Employment Opportunity - Executive Services Officer

(Regional Council of Goyder)
21 June 2017 09:53am
The Regional Council of Goyder, situated in the mid north of South Australia, is seeking to attract an enthusiastic team-oriented person whose exceptional administrative, governance, organisation, community and interpersonal skills, combined with a flair for public relations will meet the requirements for the challenging position of Executive Services Officer.

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Policies for Public Consultation

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
21 June 2017 09:44am

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Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2017/2018 and LTFP 2017/2018 to 2026/2027

(Light Regional Council)
21 June 2017 08:30am

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Upper Eyre Bush Fire Committee

(District Council of Elliston)
20 June 2017 2:33pm
The Upper Eyre Bush Fire Committee would like your input on the draft Bushfire Management Area Plan (BMAP) for the region.

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NAIDOC Week 2017 Program of Events

(Renmark Paringa Council)
20 June 2017 1:47pm

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EP Stud Merino Breeders Association

(Wudinna District Council)
20 June 2017 1:06pm

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Australian Government Mobile Service Centre

(Wudinna District Council)
20 June 2017 1:01pm

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Inclusive futsal at Lefevre uses power of sport to change lives

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 June 2017 12:28pm

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The 2017 Youth Volunteer Scholarships are now open!

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 June 2017 11:45am
If you are 25 and under, currently volunteer within your community, a permanent resident of South Australia and currently studying (or have been accepted to study) you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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Growing the ‘Heart of Strathalbyn’

(Alexandrina Council)
20 June 2017 11:42am
Strathalbyn Development Plan Amendment update.

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2017-18 Budget Adoption

(District Council of Grant)
20 June 2017 11:37am

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EOI - Lease of Council-owned Buildings/Land

(Wattle Range Council)
20 June 2017 11:00am

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Elector Representation Review

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
20 June 2017 10:36pm

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Fleurieu Coast Winter Deals

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 June 2017 09:52am
To make your visit even better, local businesses have got together to offer some great deals over the winter months. Redeem promotional vouchers to receive great deals on meals, attractions, regional food & wine and accommodation.

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Council seeks public comment on Strategic Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
19 June 2017 12:52pm

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Council seeks public comment on Strategic Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
19 June 2017 12:11pm

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Port Road Drainage Project

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 June 2017 10:04pm
Construction on Stage 2 - Port Road Drainage Project has commenced.

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Community Art Fund

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 June 2017 09:41am
The first round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Community Art Fund have been awarded.

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Community Art Fund

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 June 2017 09:38am
The first round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Community Art Fund have been awarded.

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Media Release - Wood Heater Awareness

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 June 2017 09:18am

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Media Release - Rural Women's Bursary

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 June 2017 09:17am

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Council Community Forums

(Tatiara District Council)
19 June 2017 00:00am
The minutes from the Community Forums held around the district so far are available to read.

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Fleurieu Coast Free Bike

(District Council of Yankalilla)
17 June 2017 10:39pm
Free Bike Hire for the Community

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Draft Animal Management Plan 2017-2022

(District Council of Robe)
16 June 2017 4:15pm

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Minutes of Ordinary Meeting held 13 June 2017

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
16 June 2017 3:48pm

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Be Great and Nominate!

(Tatiara District Council)
16 June 2017 12:14pm
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Australian of the Year Awards!

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Adoption of Valuation & Declaration of Rates

(Regional Council of Goyder)
16 June 2017 11:58am
Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 13th June 2017, the Council resolved as follows;

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Fleurieu Future Leaders Program

(Alexandrina Council)
16 June 2017 11:34am
Nominate by Friday 30 June.

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Alan Coulter Recreation Centre - Expression of Interest

(Renmark Paringa Council)
16 June 2017 11:29am

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Community Forum Spalding Town Hall Supper Room

(Northern Areas Council)
16 June 2017 10:50pm

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Media Release - Gardening Presentation

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 June 2017 09:23am

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Media Release - Sports Precinct Seating

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 June 2017 09:22am

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June 2017 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 June 2017 09:00am

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Special Council Meeting - 4th July 2017 at 6.30 pm

(Tatiara District Council)
16 June 2017 00:00am
Adoption of 2017/2018 Budget and set the rates for 2017/2018

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NDIS Expo coming to the Murray Mallee (Berri)

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
15 June 2017 3:52pm
People with disability and their families, as well as jobseekers interested in working in the growing disability sector, are encouraged to attend one of two National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) expos coming to the Murray Mallee region.

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AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund

(Regional Council of Goyder)
15 June 2017 3:26pm
Fourteen community groups joined Catherine Mooney from AGL and Regional Council of Goyder Elected Member’s and staff in a morning tea to celebrate their successful application to the AGL Wind Farm Community Fund. Over $25000 of grant funding was allocated to a diverse range of projects across the Goyder region.

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Draft Strategic Plan 2017-2021 for Comment

(Wattle Range Council)
15 June 2017 1:04pm

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Dog Registration Legislation Changes

(Wattle Range Council)
15 June 2017 12:18pm

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Dog Registration Legislation Changes

(Wattle Range Council)
15 June 2017 12:09pm

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Information Forum for Sport and Recreation Groups

(Wattle Range Council)
15 June 2017 11:57am

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'Dollars & Sense' approach to supporting Glenelg Football Club

(City of Holdfast Bay)
15 June 2017 07:39am
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says Council will provide ‘critical breathing room’ for the Glenelg Football Club as it works to build a sustainable financial future, by writing off interest currently owing on the club’s Council loan, and waiving future interest for the next two years. Council will appoint an independent specialist to settle terms with the Club and SANFL to protect Holdfast Bay ratepayers’ interests by ensuring SANFL dividends from the sale of AAMI Stadium.

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Dog on and Off-Leash and Prohibited Areas

(Alexandrina Council)
14 June 2017 3:51pm
Have your say on dog on and off-leash and prohibited areas by 26 July.

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Camping & Mooring on Council Land and Jetties

(Alexandrina Council)
14 June 2017 3:48pm
Have your say on camping on Council land and mooring at Council jetties by 26 July.

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July School Holidays:Brace yourself and Book!

(City of Holdfast Bay)
14 June 2017 3:13pm

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Strategy Committee Meeting - June 2017

(Light Regional Council)
14 June 2017 3:02pm
The Strategy Committee Meeting for 14 June 2017 has been cancelled.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Port Lincoln lands Yellow on Aussie Monopoly Board

(City of Port Lincoln)
14 June 2017 2:33pm

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Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2017-18

(Renmark Paringa Council)
14 June 2017 12:48pm

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Animal Management Plan Review

(District Council of Elliston)
14 June 2017 12:05pm
The current Animal Management Plan is under review. We would appreciate your input and feedback. Please follow the link to comment and help us plan for 2017 - 2022.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Port Lincoln features on new Aussie Edition of Monopoly

(City of Port Lincoln)
14 June 2017 10:48pm

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Removal of Potentially Contaminated Mulch Underway

(Whyalla Council)
14 June 2017 10:23pm
Work has commenced to remove mulch potentially contaminated with asbestos from all identified sites as a matter of priority.

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Strathalbyn Town Plan Update

(Alexandrina Council)
14 June 2017 10:18pm
Council working with consultancies to prepare Strathalbyn Township and Environs DPA.

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Webinar Series: Social Media for your Business

(City of Marion)
14 June 2017 09:50am
Brought to you by the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme, this webinar series breaks down the principals of social media and how you can integrate social media into your business to maximise success.

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Webinar series: Cyber security for your business

(City of Marion)
14 June 2017 09:50am
Brought to you by the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme, this webinar series discusses how a responsive and active cyber security plan is essential for business success.

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Be up to date on the latest funding & business opportunities

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 June 2017 09:47am
Regional Development Australia Yorke & Mid North eNewsletter provides the latest news on economic development programs and opportunities. Sign up to receive your copy every month!

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Karcultably Area School - Monster Auction

(Wudinna District Council)
14 June 2017 09:30am

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Wudinna Senior Citizens Lunch

(Wudinna District Council)
14 June 2017 09:28am

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Draft Annual Business Plan Public Consultation

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
13 June 2017 5:32pm
The District Council of Loxton Waikerie in accordance with Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1999, has prepared a Draft Annual Business Plan for 2017/2018 which sets out the objectives and activities that Council proposes to undertake for the coming year. To Draft Annual Business Plan can be viewed here.

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Riverland Rural Women’s Long Lunch

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 June 2017 3:17pm
This is a free event where like minded women area encouraged to join in the conversation to explore how Riverland Rural Women, affected by November hailstorms, can benefit by building resilience skills for health and wellbeing.

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Do you have a waste product from your business, industry or production process?

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 June 2017 3:12pm
Do you think this product could be utilised as a potential energy or heat source, or alternatively be a viable value-add for business? The Biomass and Bioenergy Forum will be an opportunity for industry, business and thought leaders to access the latest thinking, information regarding government support and on the opportunities available with Biomass and Bioenergy.

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Are you a SME and looking at ways to expand your customer base and access new supply chains?

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 June 2017 3:11pm
RDAMR in conjunction with Food Innovation Australia and the Department of Industry Innovation and Science are holding a half day workshop on 19th June at the Berri Resort Hotel from 8.30am to 1.00pm.

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Council Taking Immediate Action to Remove Potentially Contaminated Mulch

(Whyalla Council)
13 June 2017 10:57pm
Council’s investigations have revealed that a total of 12 customers purchased mulch from its landfill facility from March 2017 which has been used on a limited number of sites across the city.

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Council Newsletter - June 2017

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
13 June 2017 09:42am

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Community Mulch Day This Sunday

(Wattle Range Council)
13 June 2017 09:37am

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